by the public. george w. bush started his planning social security reform and of course was drawn off that track onto many others. things happen, katrina happened. we could look back over the past five or six presidencies and see you never winder up when when you think you will. and flexibility is an asset for a president. heather: i want to talk about george w. bush and his legacy left behind following the terrorist attacks that happened hopb 9/11. w on 9/11. we had condoleezzaa rice, the national security adviser at the time. she says it puts the president whoever it is in a difficult situation, because he has to reassure persons americans, while at the same time not giving away any information that he himself might have that the public is not privy to, in terms of the investigation and trying to find the terrorists as we are doing there in boston right now, as president obama has to deal with that. >> reporter: that's true, one of the things that george w. bush said after 9/11 that i thought was the right thing to say and helpful is that people should go shopping. he got criticized for that.